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Daisy

The sweetest little soul, Daisy arrived at our Humphrey Munson offices on Monday this week after being taken in by a concerned member of staff. It’s a very sad story of animal cruelty that has made us all feel very protective and to be honest, really quite upset that a fellow human could neglect a…

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The Dummer Fair

Treloar’s Trust

Held around Michaelmas for the last 20 years, The Dummer Fair in Hampshire is a vitally important annual event that supports the Treloar’s Trust. Treloar’s is a life-changing place where some of the most severely disabled young people in the UK live and learn and in 2018, Dummer Fair saw one of the busiest fairs…

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Terra Terra

Terra Terra recently opened at 120 Finchley Road London, and is a debut to be the first of many casual dining concepts across London from The Ghost Group. Set across two floors, and to be enjoyed any time of the day, Terra Terra will be an experience; from baked pastries, fresh juices and espressos in…

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Weybridge Project - Humphrey Munson

Kitchen Confidential

Q&A with @Surrey_House_Project

We were delighted to be commissioned to work on this incredible renovation in Weybridge, Surrey which was completed earlier this year. We designed, manufactured and installed the kitchen which is set within a huge open plan area, walk through / walk in pantry, utility room and boot room and supplied the Brampton limestone flooring which…

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Kitchen Confidential

Outdoor Kitchen, Felsted

The latest addition to our ever growing showroom in Felsted Essex, this outdoor kitchen is perfect for keen cooks who love to entertain. Designed and manufactured by Humphrey Munson and hand-crafted using traditional joinery techniques, this new outdoor kitchen is made from hard-wearing Iroko wood and finished with stainless steel hardware, ensuring longevity throughout. As…

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Recipe Notes

Chicken Noodle Soup

At this time of year when the weather cools down – particularly in the evenings – it’s lovely to have a bowl of chicken noodle soup – wholesome, filling and so so SO easy we’ve shared our 2 step recipe below. I N G R E D I E N T S Serves 2 1…

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Bingham Riverhouse

A Richmond Retreat

  “Once upon a river, there was a house. A house where people met, mingled and mused. Where parties were planned, meetings were held and vows were made. Where the constant rush of water mixed with music and the clinking of glasses. Perched as a gateway to Richmond, that house is our house.”   Originally…

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Recipe Notes

Tandoori Tikka Chicken

When it comes to quick and ridiculously easy lunch or dinner recipes this one is an absolute winner! I N G R E D I E N T S : Juice of 2 lemons 4 skinless chicken breast 4 tsp paprika 1 onion chopped vegetable oil, for brushing   F O R  T H E …

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Interiors Spotlight: David Harris

Design Director of Andrew Martin

The new Brindisi collaboration between Andrew Martin International and Sophie Paterson immediately caught our eye and has since garnered rave reviews across the interiors community for the soft rustic luxe range of 34 cushions. Combining Andrew Martin’s adventurous traveller spirit with the cool elegance and effortless sophistication of Sophie Paterson Interiors, it is a match…

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Weybridge Project - Humphrey Munson

Tori Murphy Favourites

If you’ve followed Humphrey Munson for a while now you’ll know we love Tori Murphy textile designs for their amazing creativity and excellent quality. Founded in 2012 by Royal College of Art graduate Tori Murphy, the brand was established with the simple aim to create products for the home with character and integrity, all woven…

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How to get the perfect night’s sleep

Looking for a better night sleep? Tielle Love Luxury (sister company to Tradelinens premium supplier of linen to the world’s leading five-star hotels for over 30 years) have made it possible to enjoy the most luxurious and best quality bed linens, pillows and towels in your home. Beautiful, sumptuously soft and manufactured to the highest…

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Decorcafe Christmas Festival

Strawberry Hill House

Is it too early to think about Christmas? Maybe a little… but this time of year rushes by so fast it doesn’t hurt to get organised… So, here’s a date for your diary – Decorcafe are hosting a Christmas Festival at Strawberry Hill House on Sunday 17th November and this is a great chance to…

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Staub

White Truffle

We are so delighted to share Staub’s newest colour addition to their already impressive cookware collection – White Truffle. Drawing inspiration from the white truffle fungi, affectionately known as the ‘diamond of the kitchen’, Staub’s newest colour is the perfect addition to both classic and contemporary kitchens and interiors. The new finish is rich and…

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Recipe Notes

Green Shakshuka

A staple dish at any Israeli breakfast table, Shakshuka has become as well known as falafels and hummus and we absolutely love it! Shakshuka literally means ‘all mixed up’ – and that’s what it really is!  Typically stated as originating in either Yemen or Tunisia, the dish is made up of eggs cooked in tomato…

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Cliveden Literary Festival 2019

350 years of history that includes poets, movie stars, prime ministers and every monarch since Charles II, Cliveden country house and hotel has to be the perfect setting for a literary festival. This September the itinerary is packed to the brim with influential men and women from politicians to writers and actors. So put on…

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Bibury Farm Barns

Cotswolds

Following a lengthy restoration project Bibury Farm Barns now offers luxury self-catered stone barns, each with its own identity and design to combine both comfort and style in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds countryside. The farmstead is set on the edge of a working arable and livestock farm with each of the barns having…

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Recipe Notes

Baked Ratatouille with Quails Eggs

If you’ve over indulged on holiday this summer, this one pot wonder is a great way to gets lots of great nutrients without overdoing it. Essentially this is simply ratatouille with quails eggs cracked into it and then placed in the oven – it really is that simple! To make the ratatouille the way we…

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Anantara Quy Nhon Villas

Vietnam

Located on the Vietnamese coast with views over the South China Sea, this luxurious resort is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. With sea views from every villa, an on-site spa and only 26 villas dotted across seven acres surrounding the private cove it is truly…

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Circolo Popolare

The Vibrant New Restaurant in Fitzrovia

For all the fun of the fair with music, vibrant atmosphere and a taste tinglingly good menu we can see why people are going crazy for Circolo Popolare which brings the Sicilian coast sunshine to the heart of Fitzrovia. Quick tip: It is worth mentioning the majority of tables at Circolo are walk-in only so…

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Crucial Trading

With a history dating back to 1986 (fairly modern in the carpet world!) Crucial Trading is an artisan floor covering company putting innovation at the centre of the business. We’ve been huge fans of Crucial Trading rugs and carpets for many years now and as our new showroom spaces take place at our Felsted site,…

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Recipe Notes

Sausage Hash

Well if you want the weekend brunch dish sent from heaven this is for you! Crispy potatoes, fennel spiked sausage and lovely baked eggs. All you need to add is some ketchup (we love this one) and some warm sourdough bread – if you live near a Gail’s bakery – the rosemary and potato sourdough…

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KINN Living

KINN Living is the brainchild of founders Marie Lavabre and Sophie Lavabre-Barrow. For those of you who don’t already know, the multi award-winning organic company KINN Living has been selling its products for just two short years. In that small space of time the company has evolved from non-toxic skincare to a larger range that…

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Peach, Thyme and Prosecco Cocktail

There’s nothing better than seasonal produce especially when you can incorporate it into an indulgently refreshing cocktail that’s designed for summer days. We recently tried out this peach, thyme and prosecco cocktail in our office bar and it worked a treat. Here’s how to make it: Serves 4 W H A T  Y O U …

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Elderflower Blueberry and Mint Virgin Cocktail

This non-alcoholic ‘mocktail’ is just the ticket for a warm summer’s day. Made with ingredients that most of us have in the kitchen its’s a refreshing, bubbly cocktail that goes with everything! Here’s the recipe for this super simple drink for the drivers and non-drinkers at your barbecue this bank holiday weekend. W H A…

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Staub

Behind the Cocotte

Since 1974 Staub has become the benchmark for the very best in enamelled cast iron cookware. Gracing the kitchens and tables of both professional chefs and passionate home cooks for over 40 years, Staub ensures that each and every enamelled cast iron Cocotte is produced using time honoured techniques in Alsace, eastern France. A French…

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Q&A with Susan Townsend

Scandi Stylist & Pro Organiser

With an eye for detail, an intuitive understanding of interior styling and an obsession with organising everything, Susan Townsend shares with us how she got to where she is now as well as more about what she does. How did you get in to organising other people’s homes and interior styling? I started off working…

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Sustainability & Sub-Zero

Using less energy than a 75-watt light bulb

Along with many others, and thanks to David Attenborough in particular, we’ve been looking into sustainability and one company blazing a trail in this area is the inimitable Sub-Zero & Wolf. Having started producing and selling refrigeration equipment in 1945, they have consistently strived to develop the most energy efficient luxury appliances possible. With this,…

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Bread Ahead

Borough Market

It was great to be invited to the ‘Complete Sourdough Workshop’ at The Bread Ahead Bakery School, renowned master bakers in Borough Market. Home to ever popular baking workshops including doughnuts, great British baking, Nordic and gluten-free to name a few, their workshops are a must whether you are a complete beginner or a budding…

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*New* Spenlow Pantry At The HM Showroom in Felsted, Essex

We have made some exciting new changes to our Felsted showroom recently, with one of our favourites being this newly photographed Spenlow Pantry which we are now so delighted to share with you. Previously part of the old workshop (which was relocated just over a year ago to another much larger building on site), this…

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Recipe Notes

Vegan Pesto Pasta

We have been trying out various versions of a vegan pesto for a few weeks now and we think we have cracked it! This recipe for vegan pesto is really quick – you just add all the ingredients to the MagiMix and combine until you’re happy with the flavour and consistency. I N G R…

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